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Academic writing

Writing a paper and unsure of what it takes to write a good academic text? Join us for some tips about how to create a good research statement, how to structure your paper, avoiding plagiarism and how you can express your argument in a way that engages the reader.

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Academic writing for everyone

Going to write a paper?

At this workshop we will go through many usefull parts that is needed to writte a good paper. We will talk about how to state your arguments in an engaging way, coming up with a good research question and what expectations you need to meet when writing an academic text.

Target audience: students at UiS who are writing a smaller paper like a home exam, semester paper or a work requirement.
Equipment: Your own laptop
Participants: 25
Teaching method: Workshop
Prior knowledge needed: Not

After the class you should know:

  • How to create a good research statement
  • What the most common structure is for an academic text
  • What academic language is
  • How to express and structure your arguments in a compelling way
  • How to cite your sources correctly
  • About useful resources about academic writing
     


Academic writing for bachelor and master students

Writing your bachelor or master thesis?

What is an academic text? Writing you bachelor or master thesis and unsure of what it takes to write a good thesis? This workshop will take you through how to create a good research statement, how to structure your thesis, and how to present your arguments and cite your sources.

Target audience: students at UiS who are writing their bachelor or master thesis
Equipment: Your own laptop
Participants: 25
Teaching method: Workshop
Prior knowledge needed: No
 

After the class you should know:

  • how to manage your time well
  • how to create a good research statement
  • how to use and apply different strategies to get started with your writing
  • what the most common structure is for a large academic text like a thesis
  • what academic language is
  • how to express and structure your arguments in a compelling way
  • how to cite your sources correctly
  • about useful resources about academic writing